Just returned from a quick trip to San Francisco.
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It’s been about a month since we returned from Poland. I was sort of freaking out before we left. As usual, I over committed myself and then couldn’t fathom adding an overseas trip to the mix. It actually turned into a relaxing vacation, though, giving me some much needed distance from e-mail and the internet. We generally ate sausages and pierogies, drank beer, and had a relaxing time.
Due to jet lag, we woke up around 5:30am and saw the sunrise over the pier in Sopot.
The charming buildings in Gdansk reminded me of Belgium and Easter eggs.
The Gdansk shipyards are where it all went down.
We went on a lovely hike through the forest, and I learned why the Poles are such mycophiles.
Gdynia gives you a taste of workaday Poland.
They weren’t joking when they said the blocks in Warsaw are long
Old timey Warsaw is still preserved, or should I say rebuilt, in a small section of town
You never know what the internet will like. Sometimes the pieces closest to your heart don’t get much traction. I used to go to this Shrimp Lot in Westwego all the time when I lived in New Orleans. We’d go with open minds ready to cook whatever looked fresh. Shrimp of all sizes is always there, but sometimes we’d get a nice yellow tail snapper for the grill or a sack of 300 oysters for $25. Quality Seafood here in Austin really doesn’t cut it if you’ve gotten used to this…
You might know that I got married in New Orleans this summer, so I made several trips there this year. Besides ordering cakes and flowers, I also squeezed in a story. Did you know there are several Vietnamese-American communities along the Gulf Coast? My story on the Modern Farmer website profiles VEGGI Farmer’s Cooperative, a group of urban farmers in New Orleans East community og Village de L’Est who are finding strength in numbers to make growing food more viable. Check it out!